Articles about education


US higher education system is ‘capstone of inequality’

Last updated: 05/31/2020

Higher education in the US has “become a system that justifies race and class inequality”, according to Anthony Carnevale, founder and director of the Georgetown University...

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How reopening schools will throw the traditional school day out the window

Last updated: 05/30/2020

Sixteen students to a class. One-way hallways. Students lunch at their desks. Children could get one ball to play with — alone. Masks are required. A staggered school day brings...

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'Students like the flexibility': why online universities are here to stay

Last updated: 05/30/2020

With the coronavirus pandemic radically reshaping the education system, universities may never be the same again The coronavirus pandemic has forced UK universities to rapidly...

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No decision on all primary years back to school

Last updated: 05/30/2020

It is still not decided whether or not all primary children will really be asked back to school next month, schools minister Nick Gibb told MPs. After the first wave of pupils...

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Digital Citizenship in the Time of COVID-19: How Can States Change the Narrative?

Last updated: 05/29/2020

As technology becomes increasingly ubiquitous in students’ lives, it is becoming more important for educators to model and teach how to conduct positive, safe, legal and ethical...

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Remote Learning and Mental Health: Preparing for Back to School

Last updated: 05/28/2020

In this unprecedented period of extended remote learning, the mental health and well-being of students has been a concern. From students feeling isolated and dealing with...

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Remote Learning: Lessons Learned and Reflections to Inform the Future | Getting Smart

Last updated: 05/26/2020

It has been an interesting couple of months in the world and in education. While I realize the amount of time that we have been out of our classrooms, sometimes it takes a...

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Poll reveals half of parents unconvinced that school is safe for their children's return

Last updated: 05/26/2020

Parents are divided over the prospect of sending their children back to school, a new poll has revealed, as parent groups warned that mixed messages and poor communication had...

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Some parents are saying no to remote learning. Will there be consequences?

Last updated: 05/25/2020

A fed up mom went viral this week as she joined the ranks of other fed up parents who logging out of distance learning during the coronavirus pandemic. "This isn't working,"...

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Parents' demands for safe school reopenings

Last updated: 05/25/2020

Parents' demands for safe school reopenings Keri Rodrigues 5.22.2020 Getty Images/soleg When the National Parents Union (NPU) met for the first time in New Orleans in January,...

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